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Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
. the players allegedly snuck the women into their hotel rooms. >>> virginia is issuing a risi number of concealed weapon permits to people who live in other states. this week saw a surge of requests from 50 to a thousand. >> not one of those people will have to fire a gun to get a permit. that might be the reason behind the surge of new interest. >> reporter: before you can buy a gun from sharpshooters in virginia, you have to be able to use it. >> you have to know how to that is it. to buy a gun or carry it. >> reporter: that's not what the state of virginia says, there is nothing that requires you to know how to fire or hold a gun before receiving a virginia concealed weapons permit. thanks to a 2009 law pushed by the state attorney, gun classes can be taken on-line. this costs $39 and targets residents in the states that have permit reciprocity with virginia. >> to get your handgun license by the state of virginia. >> reporter: texas requires permit applicants to take a 10 hour course, which includes a test on their shooting ability. they have to fire 50 rounds. but texas has r
Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
in dumfries, virginia. police say they tracked down the driver, a relative from woodbridge. he's now charged with child neglect and drunk driving. >>> the book detailing the raid on osama bin laden's compound has skyrocketed to the top of amazon's best seller list. >> as matt jb jab-- as matt jablow tells us, the pentagon is considering all positions for the navy seal no wrote "no easy bay." >>> president obama praised the quote, quiet professionals, the navy seals who carried out the raid. >> we weren't sent in to murder him. this was hey, kill or capture. >> reporter: today the justice department is criticizing one of those professionals for not being quiet enough. >> it is the height of irresponsibility not to have this kind of material checked for the possible disclosure of classified information. >> reporter: before retiring from the navy a few monthing ago, matt bissonnette was a member of seal team 6 which on may 2, 2011, shot bin laden to death in his pakistani compound. >> the rotor happened to miss this wall. >> reporter: he's now a best selling author having cowritten "no easy day
Sep 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> last month the federal terrific secretary, the mayor of d.c., and the governors of virginia and maryland all questioned the board's practices and demanded changes. as peggy fox reports, the first big change also came with another strong rebuke. >> i want to make it absolutely clear that this board takes your questions and concerns very seriously. >> reporter: mike, the chair of the metropolitan washington airports authority which runs both local airports and is building the silver line, had one more misstep to clean up. >> i'm deeply troubled. >> reporter: just as they would try to redeem itself from a scathing rebuke from the inspector general and elected leader, three board members blasted jackpotter's hiring of riley. >> it was mentioned to me on a few occasions that the governor of virginia did not want riley on the board any longer. >> anybody would leave with an impress she was paid off to get off this board of directors. >> reporter: c.e.o. potter said though he followed the rules, he would not do it again. >> looking back, knowing what i know today, he would not. >>
Sep 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
virginia police officer on murder charges. daniel harman-wright is scheduled to be in culpeper county circuit court. he shot and killed 54-year-old pa frisch ya cook during a traffic stop last february. the officer claims cook trapped his hand in the window of her jeep and drove way. prosecutors say the police officer didn't fire the fatal shot till he was clear of the vehicle. he is scheduled to go on tria in january. >>> american express is suing the maryland man whose companion disappeared in aruba last year. the lawsuit seeks to avoid a travel policy he took out in robin gardner's name before their trip. he claims she disappeared while the two were snorkeling. she's never been found. american express says the policy is void because they weren't married, related or business partners. >>> two years after a catholic university graduate student was murdered, his killer has been brought to justice. >> 18-year-old eric formman was found guilty of murdering 34- year-old neil galesky during an armed robbery. it happened august 22, 2010 in the sherman circle neighborhood. foreman will be s
Sep 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
, virginia will be the focus of both parties today. first lady michele obama will campaign for her husband. she'll make appearances in richmond and at the university of mary washington in fredricksburg. also today, mitt romney will hold a rally at van dyke park in fairfax. this is video of the republican presidential nominee arriving at dulles airport yesterday afternoon. the rally is slated to start around 11:30 and you may want to avoid some potential traffic in the area. go to our website at to look for ways to get around. >>> it is 4:33 now. police in baltimore are searching for a gunman after a shooting at morgan state university. a man was shot in the chest around 5:00 last night near the field house on campus. he was not a student. detectives believe the shooting was a result of a botched robbery. the man is in stable condition right now. investigators believe the shooter and the victim knew each other. >>> police in prince george's county still haven't found a person who shot and killed an honor student on his way to school this week. marckel ross was gunned down tuesday
Sep 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
the nation. gary nurenberg, 9news. >>> 9/11 memorials in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania were subdued yesterday. president obama helped lay wreaths at the pentagon memorial. he told families their pain and sacrifice has helped our nation grow stronger. >> when the history books are written, the true legacy of 9/11 will not be one of fear or hate or division. it will be a safer world, a stronger nation, and a people more united than ever before. >> the ceremony in new york included moments of silence, singing of the national anthem, and the reading of names of 2750 people who died at ground zero. >>> a new government accounting office report reveals four out of the five nation's high risk hospitals do not do an adequate job of securing their raid only cal material -- radiological material. yesterday workers at southern maryland hospital center in clinton spent their day learn be the correct way to ensure all radiological material is secure. the training also included how to protect themselves while caring for others in the event of a disaster, such as a terrorist attack. >> i know at t
Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
in our backyard. >> in undisclosed locations in virginia lies one of our areas best economic growth. data centers. >> the information travels over the internet to get there and our job is to ensure the infrastructure in which that date ta resides and sends to you is secure 24/7. >> reporter: this is a key stop along a well paved road. it already employs 140 and is growing. >> a lot of skilled labor, a very educated, skilled work force. >> reporter: add to that the fact that more than half the world's internet traffic goes through lowdon county and that has meant an 83% increase in jobs here. >> everybody says wow, i didn't know that. >> checks to 43 cities, anytime at dulles. that is a big attraction. >> reporter: data center alley is just 25 miles from the white house and beyond the bomb proof data center vaults and armed guards, residents say lowdon county is a great place to live. >> researchers at the university of north carolina found older kids who are overweight eat fewer calories than normal weight children. obese youngsters eat more when they are young, but when they reach adoles
Sep 14, 2012 4:30am EDT
but there's still a dozen to go. back to you. >> thanks, monika. >>> later today, virginia's board of health is set to vote on new regulations for abortion clinics. in june the board went against the attorney general ken cuccinelli and removed a provision from regulations which would have required clinics to meet the same building standards as new hospitals. cuccinelli responded by refusing to certify those regulations saying the board overstepped its authority. >>> the worst of the west nile virus outbreak may be over. health officials expect the number of new cases to start dropping. the centers for disease control says this year's outbreak has been the worst since we first learned about west nile in 1999. as of tuesday, more than 2600 people had gotten sick. 118 died. a few of those deaths were in our area. >>> there's new hope for people with brain injuries. researchers used a newerral implant to -- neural implant to restore brain function in monkeys, including decision- making processes. it's a key step on the road to helping people who suffer brain- related illnesses. >>> and researche
Sep 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
in maryland or virginia with the exception of route 50 in maryland. a live look one more time this time inside the beltway at 66 at scott run parkway. very, very quiet. i'll be back with more coming up at 4:55. back to you guys. >> thanks, monika. >>> it is 4:50 now. illnesses may hurt kids' brains as well as their bodies. children with metabolic syndrome were followed which includes obesity, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. they were found to have poor matt skills and could not read as well. it it was found it has a direct effect on brain function. >>> sleeping problems can hurt a child's brain development as well. researchers in pediatrics show kids who suffer from sleep apnea and other sleep disorders were more likely to need assistance in education. >>> coconuts may help combat cavities. researchers modified coconut and found it could prevent tooth decay. >> i like it with a little pineapple juice, rum, delicious. lots of you have today off, labor day. here are a few events taking place. in old town gaithersburg, the 74th annual labor day parade gets under way at 1:00 in kensingto
Sep 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
goes. >> exactly. >>> the voters in some parts of northern virginia are headed to the polls today for a special election. they're choosing a replacement for democrat david en gp lin. -- englin. he resigned after an affair he had became public. the polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >>> we're learning more about an incident which has led to a lawsuit against prince george's county and criminal clarks against one of its officers. jimmy bell represents 19-year- old ryan dorm. he says this surveillance video shows corporal donald taylor approaching dorm last february and striking him with a gun causing the gun to go off. no one was shot but taylor was charged with lying about his version of how his weapon discharged that night. he faces trial in november. >> when a police officer knows when you assault someone, when you violate their civil rights and when you lie about it, that they can go to jail. not just lose their possessions and their job but go to jail. you change the culture. that's what my client wants to do. >> he spent four months behind bars before prosecutors dropp
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